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The Pitt men’s basketball team returned to the Petersen Events Center Wednesday for their first official practice of the 2020 season.

Pitt men’s and women’s basketball postpone games for COVID protocols

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor December 31, 2020
Both the Pitt men’s and women’s basketball programs postponed games due to COVID-19 protocols on Thursday.
Senior quarterback Kenny Pickett threw four interceptions in Pitt's 52-17 loss to Clemson on Saturday

Horrific first quarter dooms Pitt in 52-17 loss at Clemson

By Alex Lehmbeck, Sports Editor November 28, 2020
Last time Pitt went to Death Valley, the Panthers shocked undefeated Clemson in one of the greatest games in program history. Pitt didn’t have any of its 2016 magic on Saturday, as a treacherous start led to a 52-17 loss.
Sophomore striker Valentin Noel (8) scored the Panthers' lone goal in their 2-1 loss to Clemson on Sunday

Pitt men’s soccer falls short in ACC Championship, suffers first loss of season

By Kyle Saxon, Staff Writer November 22, 2020
In arguably the most important match in the program’s history, No. 1 Pitt men’s soccer fell 2-1 to the No. 2 Clemson Tigers 2-1 on Sunday in the team’s first-ever ACC Championship appearance.

VIDEO: PITT vs. CLEMSON: Men’s ACC Basketball (w/ Broadcast Audio)

February 18, 2020

Watch the highlights of the Pitt Panthers men's basketball team as they host the Clemson Tigers at the Petersen Events Center (with an accompanying audio broadcast). Final score: 72-52 Clemson. Wednesday,...

Head coach Jeff Capel described Pitt’s performance against Clemson on Wednesday as “bad across the board.”

Clemson loss shows Pitt not yet ready for Tournament

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer February 14, 2020
From a team that has exhibited soaring highs and devastating lows, Wednesday’s performance was Pitt's worst showing of the whole season.
Sophomore guard Trey McGowens has his shot blocked during Pitt’s 72-52 loss to Clemson on Wednesday evening.

Clemson clobbers Pitt by way of the three, 72-52

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor February 13, 2020
Pitt men’s basketball couldn’t overcome Clemson’s near 60% shooting from 3-point range en route to a blowout loss.
Sophomore guard Xavier Johnson (1) avoided turning the ball over at Saturday’s 73-64 victory over Georgia Tech.

Pitt basketball to prevail in battle of the big cats

By Nick Carlisano, Senior Staff Writer February 12, 2020
Pitt has shown a definite homecourt advantage as of late, and will continue its hot streak against a struggling Clemson team Wednesday night.
Junior Guard Gabie Green achieved season highs in field goal attempts (23) and minutes played (41) Thursday night at Clemson.

Clemson conquers Pitt women’s basketball in OT, 75-67

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer January 17, 2020
Despite leading through much of the last two quarters, the Panthers failed to close the game out and lost 75-67 in overtime, missing another opportunity to snap their lengthy losing streak.
Despite the 1-0 loss to Clemson in South Carolina Wednesday night, the Panthers set new records by making it to the semifinal stage in the ACC tournament for the first time in program history.

Clemson’s single semifinal score dooms Pitt in ACC tournament

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer November 14, 2019
No. 4-seeded Pitt and No. 1-seeded Clemson rocked back and forth to the very end in a competitive ACC tournament semifinal matchup. A single score in the 44th minute for Clemson proved too much for Pitt, which lost 1-0 in South Carolina Wednesday night.
First-year guard Trey McGowens (2), pictured here against Clemson, led Pitt with 16 points against Notre Dame.

Pitt continues losing streak in 62-48 loss to Clemson

By Alex Lehmbeck, Staff Wrtier February 28, 2019
Pitt Men’s Basketball team shot 23.8 percent from the field in the first half, where they managed to only score 16 points. The lack of offense led to a 62-48 loss to Clemson, Pitt’s 11 straight loss.
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